Ile de France
Camembert 8 oz
Ile de France brings you this piece of France straight from Camembert’s birthplace, the country of France.
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Ile de France Camembert 8 oz
Ile de France has been bringing the best of French cheeses to your table since 1936. The new refrigerated storage installed on the “Ile de France” ocean liner that year allowed the safe travel of Camembert to the United States for the very first time. This piece of France is full of authenticity, and carefully selected to bring you all the art of French cheesemakers.
Ile de France Camembert: creamy texture and rich flavor
Camembert typically has a creamy texture, and a rich flavor. This soft ripened cheese has a distinct earthly flavor of mushroom, typical of French Camembert.
Some ways to cook Ile de France Camembert
Camembert is one of the most interesting cheese to use as an ingredient. This cheese has a strong character: its flavor is too intense to go with every dish, but it will spice up your pastas and salads. What might seem a downside is the greatest strength of Camembert as an ingredient, as this cheese can add star appeal to your dishes. Two popular ways to incorporate Camembert in cooking are barbecuing and roasting.
“Camembert au barbecue” is a popular dish in France: place it on an aluminum sheet, so it won’t run into the embers, season with herbs to your liking, and let it cook for about 15 minutes. To be enjoyed with bread and a drink of your choice.
You can also roast your Camembert in the oven. Served with bread, delicatessen and potatoes, it makes for a delightful dipping experience.
Ingredients: Pasteurized milk, salt, lactic starters, animal rennet, geotrichum (harmless white mold).